The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

December 10, 2009
State workers receive Valor award; kiosk and Web site unveiled

As we told you Wednesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger at a 2 p.m. ceremony issued 27 Medal of Valor awards to state employees for acts of bravery. Click here for that post.

Today the governor's office announced that a new Medal of Valor kiosk will be "permanently located by the east entrance of the State Capitol and will provide touch screen access where visitors can find Medal of Valor award recipient information," as the press release says.

And the Department of Personnel Administration has set up a new Web site dedicated to Medal of Valor awardees that will duplicate the kiosk's information online. The new Web site can be accessed at

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at


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